20TH CENTURY MOVEMENTS

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Hardcover, 8.5 x 12 in. / 288 pgs / 200 color.

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Writing by Drawing

When Language Seeks Its Other

Edited by Andrea Bellini, Sarah Lombardi.

Writing by Drawing

A book about the shadow side of writing, with asemic art by Mirtha Dermisache, Jean Dubuffet, Brion Gysin, Susan Hiller, Henri Michaux and more

Looking at the rich tradition of art, from the early 20th century to the present, in which writing sheds its communicative function and pursues the inarticulable, Writing by Drawing explores the fertile tension between the semantic and the uncharted territory of automatism, mark-making and scribbles—the “asemic.”

Artists include: Douglas Abdell, Vincenzo Accame, Rosaire Appel, Tchello d’Barros, Gianfranco Baruchello, Tomaso Binga, Irma Blank, Nick Blinko, Alighiero Boetti, Marcia Brauer, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Elijah Burgher, Axel Calatayud, Gaston Chaissac, Laura Cingolani, Guy de Cointet, Aloïse Corbaz, Dadamaino, Betty Danon, Hanne Darboven, Michel Dave, Michael Dean, Mirtha Dermisache, Emmanuel Derriennic, Jean Dubuffet, Giordano Falzoni, León Ferrari, Chiara Fumai, Pepe Gaitán, Jill Galliéni, Ryan Gander, Anne-Marie Gbindoun, Marco Giovenale, Rafael González, Giorgio Griffa, Mariangela Guatteri, Gustav, Elisabetta Gut, Brion Gysin, Ana Hatherly, Emma Hauck, Takanori Herai, Joseph Heuer, Susan Hiller, Steffani Jemison, Carlo Keshishian, Henri Michaux, Miriam Midley, Bruno Munari and more.


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JAMIE JOHNSTON | DATE 12/2/2020

Jamie Johnston on 'Writing by Drawing' in new magazine, 'o bod'

Jamie Johnston on 'Writing by Drawing' in new magazine, 'o bod'

Published to accompany the Spring 2020 exhibition Scrivere Disegnando at Centre d'Art Contemporain in Geneva, Switzerland, the new release Writing by Drawing: When Language Seeks Its Other is reviewed this week in the inaugural issue of o bod magazine. Our own Jamie Johnston contributes the review, which we are pleased to excerpt here. continue to blog


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